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La Trobe University

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Master of International Business

  • Masters (Coursework)

Take your business career to the global stage.As international markets grow and change, business leaders with international expertise are in increasingly high demand.La Trobe's Master of International Business gives you the skills and knowledge needed by industries competing in an international...

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$31,000 per year / $62,000 total
International Fees
$31,000 per year / $62,000 total

About this course

Take your business career to the global stage.

As international markets grow and change, business leaders with international expertise are in increasingly high demand.

La Trobe's Master of International Business gives you the skills and knowledge needed by industries competing in an international environment. Cover key aspects of economics, management, marketing, accounting and finance from an international perspective. Graduate ready for a range of careers in multinational corporations, international organisations and governmental agencies.

You'll have opportunities to connect with industry, both in the classroom and in the field. You'll also be able to take your study global by completing part of your degree overseas.

You'll learn:

  • How businesses operate within a global context
    • Business success depends on a multitude of factors. Understanding these factors in a global environment is essential to your career in international business.
  • Strategies of multinational corporations
    • Become familiar with the practices used by multinational corporations to achieve their social, operational and financial goals.
  • Marketing
    • Refine your skills and knowledge in marketing so you can operate more effectively in a rapidly changing global business environment.
  • Human resource management
    • Knowing how to motivate and manage people in multicultural environments is a key component of working in businesses that operate across borders.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Sample course structure

Please note, the following course structure is indicative and subject to change depending on your course location, offer year or how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives. Structures for the following year are not normally finalised until October, so the sample provided is based on the most recently approved structure. For more information, please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook.

To qualify for the award of Master of International Business, students must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.

Year 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:

  • 120 credit points from chosen Core

Year 2 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:

  • 60 credit points from chosen Core
  • 60 credit points from chosen Electives
Study options

Core subjects are required subjects within your course.

Subject name Subject code Year Credit points ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE LTU0AIM 1 0 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY IBU5HRM 1 15 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE BUS5IAF 1 15 MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AND THEORY MGT5MPT 1 15 MARKETING MANAGEMENT MKT5MMA 1 15 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT5OBR 1 15 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS BUS5POE 1 15 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE BUS5SBF 1 15 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT & MARKETING BUS5SMM 1 15 GOVERNANCE IN A GLOBALISING WORLD IBU5GW 2 15 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IBU5IBE 2 15 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FIN5IFM 2 15 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT MGT5STR 2 15

The Master of International Business offers a range of elective subjects that can be undertaken as part of the degree. Please refer to the course structure in the La Trobe University Handbook.

See La Trobe University Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses.

  • Melbourne (Bundoora)

To view other campus handbook course details, please select relevant campus in the drop down.

Study locations

Melbourne

Sydney

Career pathways

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge for a range of international business roles, including:

  • Global business development manager
    • Partner with multidisciplinary teams around the world to deliver outcomes for business and strategy delivery. Report to management and liaise with stakeholders such as legal teams, distributors and customs agencies.
  • Global sales manager
    • Undertake commercial analysis and financial modelling, supervise contract agreements through to completion, conduct reviews and formulate exit strategies.
  • International HR adviser
    • Work closely with management to provide HR advice and play a key role in international workforce recruitment.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Master of International Business may apply for membership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at La Trobe University.
74.2%
Overall satisfaction
77.8%
Skill scale
62.9%
Teaching scale
85.5%
Employed full-time
$107k
Average salary